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Forklift Mechanic/ Diesel Mech.

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Job Description

Skills: Mechanical

Ability to operate material handling equipment.
Ability to operate any other related power equipment.
Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment to diagnose defects
Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles
Overhaul and test machines or equipment to ensure operating efficiency
Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and hand tools
Repair and replace damaged or worn parts
Repair, rewire, and troubleshoot electrical systems
Read and understand operating manuals, troubleshooting guides and wiring schematics
Examine parts for damage or excessive wear
Weld or solder broken parts and structural members, using electric or gas welders and soldering tools
Adjust, maintain, and repair or replace sub assemblies, such as transmissions and engines
Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers’ specifications
Diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs, using diagnostic equipment such as computerized test equipment and calibration devices
Assemble gear systems, and align frames and gears.
Research, order, and maintain van parts inventory for services and repairs.
Adjust and maintain machinery, using control and regulating devices.
Schedule maintenance for industrial machines and equipment, and keep equipment service records.

Must be familiar with OSHA regulations regarding the operation of a forklift, clamp truck and all other related power equipment.
Must possess the ability to be focused on observing proper operating procedures and safety practices.
Must possess the ability to carry heavy objects, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl to be able to move certain materials that cannot be moved with power equipment.
Must be able to withstand extreme temperatures dependent on weather.
Must be able to work around fumes, odors, chemicals and/or loud noises.
Must possess excellent verbal communication skills.
Must possess excellent interpersonal skills.
Must provide excellent written skills.

Job Requirements

Attention to Detail – Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
Dependability – Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
Initiative – Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
Integrity – Job requires being honest and ethical.
Analytical Thinking – Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
Persistence – Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
Independence – Job requires developing one’s own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
Achievement/Effort – Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
Cooperation – Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
Innovation – Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems.
Stress Tolerance – Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
Adaptability/Flexibility – Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
Self Control – Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations

Job Details

Relevant Work Experience:
Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent.
License/Certification: Valid state driver's license. Valid Class B license.
*Minimum Experience: 2 years of experience required as a Mechanic NOT driver

Education Level: High school

How to Apply

Please Call Sam 562-903-2131  X 6  to set up appointment OR  email Resume to

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18 days